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Indonesia: Victim of acid attack faces defamation charge: Novel Baswedan

, Index number: ASA 21/7131/2017

Novel Baswedan, a human rights defender and prominent investigator for the independent Corruption Eradication Commission, is facing criminal defamation proceedings for an email he wrote as a union representative. These charges come five months after he suffered an acid attack in Jakarta of which there has been no progress.

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